A LEGO® interferometer!

Frans Snik’s LEGO® model of ESO’s entire Paranal platform even includes a laser that represents in miniature the complex optical system that allows the VLT Interferometer to obtain phenomenally detailed images of the most exotic objects in the Universe.

Credit:

ESO/Frans Snik

About the Image

Id:ann17038c
Type:Photographic
Release date:29 June 2017, 17:00
Related announcements:ann17038
Size:5450 x 3417 px

About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology
Category:Premises

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